STANLEY W. EUTROPE
1891 – 1983
Stanley William Eutrope was born in
Melbourne and became interested in photography around 1914 when the
very impressionistic style was
at its height. He would have been able to see the work of the chief
Victorian exponents of this style, John Kauffmann and J. Temple Stephens.
began exhibiting around 1917 and in that year was invited to become
a member of the Victorian Pictorial Workers Society, a counterpart
to the Sydney Camera Circle. He became expert at the bromoil process.
1920, Eutrope moved to Sydney in connection with a musical instrument
business selling gramophones and records. During the Depression this
business closed and Eutrope accepted a position as manager of Harrington’s
photographic supply company’s Brisbane branch.
returned to Sydney in 1967 after his wife’s death to live with his daughter
Eutrope’s work was noted for decorative and graphic
effects in fine bromoil prints.
based on Gaël Newton's Silver & Grey
Angus and Roberston, Australia 1980